Until this point, a female has not served in either highest office that this nation has. There have been women at these balls, but they were not leaders within their political party or government. Harris will be the woman all future Madame Presidents and Vice Presidents look to for precedent — and that’s a powerful thing.
So, before we move forward from the past few months, let’s take a moment and reflect on the skincare products and practices that have risen in popularity. Maybe we will bring a few with us into 2021?
A couple of days ago, we exited 2020 and ran straight for 2021, hoping to leave behind the mess of a year we had just lived through. But, just for fun, let’s take ourselves back to the start of 2020, when the clock struck midnight and we all entered a brand new decade.
Pierre Cardin, who fearlessly bent and broke the rules of design on his own terms, passed away on December 29 at age 98. In his illustrious career, lasting well over 70 years, Cardin led a number of revolutions in fashion and beyond – taking great pride in building a business empire surrounding his name and approaching fashion with a vision of democracy and inclusion.
A few months later, my grandfather collided with a truck while on that same moped. He suffered from a severe concussion that marked the onset of his Alzheimer’s disease. At first, I ardently believed he would “just get better.” He would just wake up out of the haze that sometimes afflicted his thoughts. It wasn’t like he was confused all the time – he would go days acting completely fine.
I grew up riding the commuter rail into Boston, being a Patriots fan and walking to school wearing a huge coat with the snow up to my waist. In other words, I grew up in Massachusetts and New England for my entire life until transferring to UNC-Chapel Hill in the fall of 2019.
Abundant are the questions of “how easy is this class?” thinly veiling the deeper, truer inquiry of “just how much can I ignore this class?” I know the people asking these questions have no ill intent, but whenever I come across them I cannot help but feel a twinge, actually maybe more than a twinge, of hurt.
If you are lucky enough to get close to your roommate, you will have someone to vent to and share secrets with. There will be sleepless nights, where instead of studying, you both decide to tell your life stories. You will learn so much about each other within the first month of living together that you would think you have known each other your whole lives.
The 2000s are right now’s fashion moment. As the industry is abruptly forced to reflect on itself, it must emerge from the pandemic in a direction that innovates Y2K modes with contemporary creativity.